Symposium:
192. Big Beasts of Infectious Diseases
Saturday, October 10, 2015: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 6--AB

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • discuss important recent developments in the epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of pneumonia
  • evaluate the current literature on the pathogenesis and treatment of Hepatitis C
  • debate future ways to treat and prevent outbreaks of whooping cough

Target Audience: Scientists, Nurses, Members-in-training, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Healthcare workers, Fellows, Clinicians

Tracks: Trainee, Pediatric ID, HIV-STD-TB, Adult ID

Moderator:  Robert Read, MD, FIDSA, University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Sheffield

Presentations:
8:30 AM
Hepatitis C
David Thomas, MD, MPH, FIDSA

9:00 AM
Pneumonia
Thomas M. File Jr., MD, MSc, MACP, FIDSA, FCCP

9:30 AM
Pertussis
James D. Cherry, MD, MSc, FIDSA

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours (0.15 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-15-194-L01-P

Disclosures:

R. Read, None

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 7th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.